Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Frye’s Leap IPA is an intense experience. From the American caramel malt, which gives Frye’s Leap IPA its golden color, to the unique and intense dry-hopped aroma of pine and grapefruit, this beer is every bit as exciting as its namesake.

2-Row Barley
80°L Caramel
Chocolate Malt


14.5°P. 10.6 SRM.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (4100) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JAN 16, 2013
It was clear and golden in color. The head was moderately sized, slightly bubbly, and off-white. It left just a bit of lacing. The smell had some herbs to it, but mainly orange and just a bit of pine as well. The taste was mildly sweet and floral, the orange comes back ever so slightly. The palate was medium also with a medium carbonation with a decently strong body. Overall, it is a very drinkable beer that I would come back to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2013 Very bitter but good citrus and pine aroma. I’d buy it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (4571) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Burnt orange with a 2 finger head. taste is very bitter. simcoe and centennial. very bitter for the ABV so it lacks balance. Lots of pine resin and chewy. Hint of grapefruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerSquare (117) - - NOV 30, 2012
This is a pretty good IPA that doesn’t compare to some of the other truly awesome IPAs from Maine, and elsewhere in the NE. It has a nice crispness to it, especially on tap, but to me it is held back by a slight wateriness, and too restrained a flavor. It’s an IPA that doesn’t really have a dominant thing about it, which is a big thing missing for an IPA. . . but what is there tastes fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1917) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Pours a hazy orange with an off white head and aroma of hops and grapefruit. Taste is bitter, of hops, grapefruit, floral notes, caramel, and grass with a medium bitter finish. Drinkable, solid IPA that goes down easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (2039) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Golden orange golden pour with a dissipating head. Nose is citrus and pine. Drinkable IPA with bitter hoppiness and citrus. Carbonation soft with a light texture. Finish is dry, hoppy with a sweet bitter ending. Quaff Score

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
7th August 2012
GBBF. Hazy gold beer, little white head. Smooth palate, a little dry. Fine carbonation provides a sting. Fresh hops provide further sting. Pine dominates but there is fresh juicy orange and other citric things. Semi dry finish with good fresh hop bitter linger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Slightly hazy orange yellow color with thick white lacing. Floral aroma with a slight grapefruit feel. Medium mouthful with a lingering floral hop feel. Good cooler weather beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3680) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours clear gold with a medium white head. Aroma has mild stonefruit...peach and mango. Flavor follows suits and adds some pine notes. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly resinous with a bitter, earthy dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2289) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2012
I really enjoyed this IPA from a personal-new brewer. I had never heard of Sebago until my neighbor brought home a couple bottles of this IPA for me. The Frye’s Leap is very tasty and delicious! It pours a light amber color with a soft, thick and pillowy off-white head. The head leaves come really nice lacing that cascades down around the edges of the glass. The nose is very spicy and abrasive, just the way I like the aroma to be for an IPA. I noted some grapefruit, pine and light yeast in the nose. The body and flavors are very bright, bitter, smooth and creamy. The beer is very dry and fairly spicy, with bitter and sour notes of grapefruit, pine, lightly toasted bread, yeast, grass and lemon. The beer finishes very smooth, dry and sticky. The aftertaste really leaves me wishing for another (and very quick) sip.

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